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Does global warming mean we shouldn’t buy this riverside lot?

My husband and I are thinking of buying a particular lot on a river. If we built there, it would be outside of the 100-year flood zone, but not by a ton. Does global warming make that too risky? [more inside]
posted by daisyace on Jun 12, 2016 - 21 answers

Who is leading the fight against coal?

In his book Storms of My Grandchildren, James Hansen makes the case that phasing out coal is the most important thing for humanity to do, to reduce the chances of catastrophic climate change. As such, my question is this: which organizations in Canada and the US are doing the most to advance that aim, both domestically and internationally? [more inside]
posted by sindark on Feb 4, 2010 - 2 answers

Climate change ideology

Help me understand the liberal/conservative split in the US with regard to global warming. [more inside]
posted by schrodycat on Nov 26, 2009 - 30 answers

What are some good books on the history of Earth's climate?

I'm looking into global climate history. Is there a particularly good overview for this? [more inside]
posted by AdamCSnider on Feb 12, 2009 - 3 answers

Fountain pens and climate change, two great tastes that go well together

Why is Mont Blanc's height so stable? The pen company has been marking 4810 on their nibs since at least the 1930s. Just this year, it measured 4810m tall.
posted by b1tr0t on Nov 12, 2007 - 9 answers

Do reasonable global warming arguments exist?

Do reasonable arguments for or against global warming actually exist for regular people like me to read? Or must I be stuck with the annoying rhetoric of both sides? [more inside]
posted by donmak on Aug 9, 2007 - 38 answers

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